The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CAD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
UK / England
Rank 549 568 536
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32  
Contract jobs citing CAD 34 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 26
Median daily rate £188 £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +75.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £650 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £315 £219
% change year-on-year +7.93% +44.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -30.21% +20.00%  

CAD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

CAD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CAD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAD in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAD in England

CAD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAD in England

CAD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAD within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 12 £150 -62.50% 3
South East +23 6 £330 +4.76% 7
East of England -7 6 £175 -74.07% 19
South West 0 5 £350 - 8
North West +30 2 - - 3
West Midlands +6 1 £400 - 6
East Midlands -5 1 - - 2
CAD
UK

CAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CAD.

1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
1 17 (27.87%) AutoCAD
2 16 (26.23%) Degree
3 11 (18.03%) MS Office
4 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
5 9 (14.75%) GIS
6 8 (13.11%) Automotive
7 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
7 7 (11.48%) Linux
7 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
7 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
7 7 (11.48%) Project Management
7 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
7 7 (11.48%) SDLC
8 6 (9.84%) Siemens NX
8 6 (9.84%) PTC Creo
8 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 5 (8.20%) Teamcenter
9 5 (8.20%) VMware
9 5 (8.20%) PLM
9 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.20%) Data Management
9 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (8.20%) Unix
9 5 (8.20%) Windows

CAD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) AutoCAD
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
4 6 (9.84%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 6 (9.84%) PTC Creo
4 6 (9.84%) Siemens NX
5 4 (6.56%) CATIA
6 3 (4.92%) Windchill
7 2 (3.28%) InfoPath
7 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (3.28%) MS Project
7 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (3.28%) Revit
8 1 (1.64%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.64%) EPLAN
8 1 (1.64%) Solid Edge
8 1 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Teamcenter
2 3 (4.92%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) 2G
1 4 (6.56%) 3G
1 4 (6.56%) 4G
1 4 (6.56%) ATM
1 4 (6.56%) SDH
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) GPON
3 2 (3.28%) DHCP
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) VoIP
3 2 (3.28%) WebEx
4 1 (1.64%) GSM
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) GIS
2 4 (6.56%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.11%) Automotive
3 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.56%) Electronics
4 4 (6.56%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Avionics
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (13.11%) Design Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) CAD Designer
2 7 (11.48%) Designer
3 5 (8.20%) Mechanical Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
4 4 (6.56%) 3D Designer
4 4 (6.56%) AutoCAD Designer
4 4 (6.56%) CAD Technician
4 4 (6.56%) IT Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) CAD Draughtsman
5 3 (4.92%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Draughtsman
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) Laravel
2 1 (1.64%) Qt
2 1 (1.64%) REST
2 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
2 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.28%) Digital Signage
3 2 (3.28%) HTC Vive
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
3 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) PMI
4 1 (1.64%) VHDL
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (11.48%) ITIL
1 7 (11.48%) Project Management
1 7 (11.48%) SDLC
1 7 (11.48%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.20%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (8.20%) Data Management
3 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
3 5 (8.20%) PLM
4 3 (4.92%) 3D Visualisation
4 3 (4.92%) CAFM
4 3 (4.92%) Change Control
4 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
4 3 (4.92%) Network Design
4 3 (4.92%) PDM
4 3 (4.92%) Presales
5 2 (3.28%) CAE
5 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) sed
2 3 (4.92%) C#
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.56%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (4.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.28%) HNC
7 1 (1.64%) HND
7 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Basel II
1 1 (1.64%) CRD IV
1 1 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.64%) EMIR
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco
2 5 (8.20%) NetApp
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) EMC
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Apple
4 2 (3.28%) Autodesk
4 2 (3.28%) BMC
4 2 (3.28%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.28%) Siemens
5 1 (1.64%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.64%) Cadence
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
5 1 (1.64%) Rockwell
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